'METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART'. lithograph, 1975, printer's proof 'avant la lettre' on Arches paper (regular edition 200). Size of the frame 158 x 130. Printed by Alexis Manaranche at Mourlot Paris.
The painting on which this print was based is titled "The Human Body (Study for Metropolitan Museum)", which is the center panel of Bacon's painting "Metropolitan Triptych" (1974/77). This print accompanied the retrospective exhibition Francis Bacon: Recent Paintings, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1975.